Odisha Launches ‘Let’s Read This Independence Day ‘, A Child-Friendly Police Initiative

by Dikhyaa Mohanty

Sundergarh police, led by District SP Sagarika Nath, launched “Let’s read this Independence Day”, with the goal of mending the public-policy divide which is an effort to strengthen policing and make it more child-friendly,

According to the reports, the initiative is based on the belief that “Knowledge is the path to real freedom.” Odisha Higher Education Minister Arun Sahu, in the presence of District Collector Nikhil Pawan and Police SP Sagarika Nath, launched ‘Anand Ghar,’ a child-friendly reading and activity centre, at reserve police lines in Sankara.

The report further added that the design of ‘Anand Ghar’ was carefully considered in terms of creating a child-friendly atmosphere.


Given the importance of a child’s room’s interior design in the formation of his or her personality, extra consideration was given to its design, painting, displaying wall styles for kids, and children’s artwork. The ‘Anand Ghar’ concept has been implemented as a pilot project at reserve police lines in Sankara, Kutra, Badgaon, Birmitrapur, and Sadar police stations in the district.


The centre will feature trained personnel to assist children who have run afoul of the law, children who are disturbed, or children whose parents are involved in criminal activity. It will operate under the supervision of the Police Station’s Child Welfare Officer.

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